Pakistan moves to tax US advertising space on digital giants Google, Facebook

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has proposed 5% tax on digital revenues, hitting US tech giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook, while also moving to bring...

Why content is king for Propergaanda

When one thinks about hard hitting topics such as social issues and politics, one does not imagine a huge Gaanda aka a...

ePay Punjab fetches Rs1bn revenue in five months

LAHORE: ePay Punjab, the first-ever government payment aggregator for citizens’ facilitation and ease of business, has collected over Rs1 billion in tax...

BankIslami becomes victim of $6.5 million cyber-attack

Transactions of approximately $6 million as claimed by the international payment scheme have been denied by the bank.

Review: TCL’s S6500 yay or nay?

The latest edition by TCL has been dubbed as the 'Mid Range King'

Alibaba acquires 100 percent stake in Daraz

The financial details of the transaction were not revealed and Daraz would continue to operate under the same brand following the sale to Alibaba, said Rocket Internet.

Possible fraud causes banks to disable int’l ATM transactions

So far no other bank has reported any cyber attack or fraudulent activity within their accounts.

ICCI asks govt to provide interest free loans to youth for business startups

ICCI president said that 60 percent of our population was comprised of youth and government should create an enabling environment to engage youth in entrepreneurial activities

Alibaba’s entrance to enhance Pakistan’s digital economy

Analysts often cite the absence of PayPal as among the impediments to the growth of e-commerce in Pakistan.

98pc increase in budget allocation to boost IT sector

All the projects were funded by the indigenous resources of the government and not a single penny is taken as a foreign grant, revealed the budgetary document

HNL contemplating right shares issue of Rs140 million for Hum Mart

In late February, HNL had announced the incorporation of HM as its wholly-owned subsidiary and enter the online grocery business in Pakistan

CPEC digital information channel fully connected

'On July 13, the 2,950-kilometer-long China-Pakistan optical cable from Urumqi to Rawalpindi was fully connected and tested well.' BEIJING: The 'China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)...

Pakistan to get faster, reliable internet as China backed submarine cable to start operations by end-2019

LAHORE: Pakistan internet backhaul is expected to receive a significant boost with the addition of an upcoming submarine cable called PEACE cable...

Active social media users in Pakistan grow by 5.7%: Report

As of January 2019, the total number of active social media users was recorded at 37 million and active social media users as a percentage of the population were 18%
IT exports

IT export remittances surge 24pc in 6MFY20

ISLAMABAD: The Information Technology and IT Enabled Services (ITeS) export remittances were increased by 24.71 per cent to $550.503 million during the...